Bug#651934: How to debug seed FTBFS on sparc?

Gustavo Noronha Silva kov at debian.org
Sun Mar 4 14:54:18 UTC 2012


On Sun, 2012-03-04 at 10:06 +0000, peter green wrote:
> 1: when we backtraced the crash it was an unaligned access in 
> libjavascriptcore (part of webkit)
> 2: webkit has a specific define in it's code already for whether the CPU 
> needs aligned access
> 3: the aforementioned define was not previously set on sparc even though 
> sparc is known to require aligned accesses
> 4: when jurij rebuilt webkit with a patch to set the aforementioned 
> define on sparc seed built successfully
> 5: the earliest version of webkit/javascriptcore with which I have 
> reproduced the issue is 1.6.1-5

Thanks for your work and investigation, I'll upload a new package with
this fix later today and will also upstream the patch.


Gustavo Noronha Silva <kov at debian.org>
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